Help Guides

  1. How to select the right pond pump
    Categories: PondsEquipment

    How to select the right pond pump

    Pond pump selection is a vital part of setting up a pond. Pumps can oxygenate the water, power filters or produce decorative fountains and waterfalls.
  2. How to breed tropical fish
    Categories: AquariumsFish

    How to breed tropical fish

    Breeding fish can be one of the most rewarding sides of the hobby. Some fish like Guppies breed readily whereas others may spawn and you won’t even know.
  3. How long do you leave a tropical fish tank before adding fish?
    Categories: AquariumsFish

    How long do you leave a tropical fish tank before adding fish?

    Setting up a new tank can be a minefield of information and advice will vary from person to person, store to store, book, magazine, to the internet.
  4. How to set up a cichlid tank
    Categories: AquariumsFish

    How to set up a cichlid tank

    Cichlids are some of the most popular and fascinating of all tropical freshwater fish, but they can be tricky to keep, so how do you set up a Cichlid tank?
  5. How often should you change the water in a tropical fish tank?
    Categories: AquariumsWater Quality

    How often should you change the water in a tropical fish tank?

    Fish pollute water, but they are not adapted to live in their own waste. The only way we can keep aquariums is by way of biological filtration, and water changes.
  6. What types of tropical fish can live together?
    Categories: AquariumsFish

    What types of tropical fish can live together?

    Our tropical fish come from all over the world. Some stay tiny like the diminutive Pygmy rasbora, while others grow huge like Redtail catfish, but which can live together?
  7. Frequently Asked Questions on Koi carp
    Categories: PondsFish

    Frequently Asked Questions on Koi carp

    Any koi is only worth what someone will pay for it, but one Japanese show winning fish sold for £1.4 million pounds.
  8. How to take care of Neon tetras
    Categories: AquariumsFish

    How to take care of Neon tetras

    Neon tetras are small tropical freshwater fish, and are one of the most popular community fish in the hobby, so how do we take care of them?
  9. How to beat aquarium Cyanobacteria
    Categories: AquariumsWater QualityAlgae and Pests

    How to beat aquarium Cyanobacteria

    Cyanobacteria is the technical term for slime algae. It’s not in fact algae at all its a bacteria, but it looks and behaves in a similar way.